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. the technology helping give the firefighters the upper hand in the fight against wildfires. >>> and why the lunch lady won't carry a gun on campus after all. >>> and today was day one of the warmup we have been expecting to arrive in the bay area. and still at this hour, in the upper 70s. concord, fairfield, clear skies for now. we'll see fog on the coast. but the seven-day forecast has even more warming heading our way. we'll look at that when we come right back. >>> in tonight's class action, clamoring to get in, a record number applied to the state's uc system, making it harder than decades to get in. there is a release of stats showing a drop of out of state students, uc has been accepting more students from outside of california in recent years because they pay much higher tuition, helping to compensate for some budget cuts. >>> and the governor wants to overhaul the way k-12 schools are funded. and a new poll shows that the majority of people in california like the idea. a poll shows that 78% of adults favor the plan to give local school districts more control on how they spend their money.
] >> the oakland police department is testing shotspotter technology used to detect gunfire and pinpoint the location. >> now with this technology we can actually tell exactly where a person got shot within five meters of the gunshots going off. additionally, with these alerts, we are going to be getting these actual gunshot alerts within 45 seconds where viewed by shotspotter and pushed out to the police cars where they get a map of the location, the number of shots, listen to the gunshots as they respond for tactical purposes. >> the technology also alerts police to shootings when no one calls 911. >>> you can check out one of san francisco's landmark buildings from a new point of view. a visitors center just opened up inside the transamerica pyramid complete with a gift shop. for over a decade, tourists have to look at it from the outside. it was built in the '60s. the building with its unique shape has a controversial past, though. now an iconic status. these displays tell the story. >> transamerica was a bunch of young turks looking for purpose. >> the acquisition of that particular
technology gives them a detailed heat map. prediction of where the fire might two or stall out. >>reporter: before the partnership the u.s. forest service gathered fe image but had trouble getting it to the fivrments they with putting the map on thumb drive and dropping them out of the airplane. >> you can see we used the actually drop the imagery on either a thumb drive or print it off in the air plane and put it in a tube and drop it down to the runway. >>reporter: the also hole in the plane replaced by antenna. instead of waiting hours firefighters know where to go in mutes. >> if some of the portions out in harm way it allows them to get communication out to them to move or to deploy to different area. >> forest service says only one problem with the technology. there's not enough of it. but nasa has answer for that too. sensor is the first that can scan fires during the daytime as well as at night so it can work around the clock. for the pilots the bags are packed. >> ready to go it looks like next week down in new mexico coy. jonathan bloom abc 7 new news. >> effective with. >>
of the boston area. specifically, cambridge and the campus of the massachusetts institute of technology. a campus officer has been shot and killed by an unknown gunman. there is a massive, active search going on right now.. cnn is reporting tonight - that one suspect has been apprehended in watertown in connection with the campus shooting. watertown is across the charles river from the school campus. and only a couple miles from mondays tragedy. there are unconfirmed reports of explosions in the area. raising intense concern following mondays explosions. as we know, there is an intense manhunt for the two suspects in monday's bombing. the f-b-i releasing those suspect pictures just today. we have to stress, at this time, there is no confirmation, as to whether these two incidents might be related. tonights shooting happened on the m.i.t campus. the officer was transported to a nearby hospital but did not survive. everyone in boston understandably on edge after monday's tragedy. we will continue following this story and update you, as necessary, throughout the newcast. as we said, today
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technology that will pay big dividends during fire season. its coming up in a half hour at 6:00. now back to dan and cheryl. >> students at san francisco city college shared ideas on making the campus greener. >> that is right this, car aimed at reducing the number of cars on the road. >> they feel like selling produce is going to help armers -- farmers and provide healthier food for students. >> yes. they want the college to become more sustainable by expanding programs. >> all goodas. that is going to do it for us. >> i'm sirldnings. for watching. we'll se >>> this is "world news." tonight, two fast-moving stories. in boston, the breaking news. the fbi says they want everybody to help find these two men on the surveillance tape. persons of interest in the boston marathon bombing. we'll take you frame by frame through the video. why the fbi says, look at every detail. and the breakthrough comes as an emotional president tonight has a message for the bombers. >> we will find you. and, yes, you will face justice. >>> also tonight, that texas disaster. what caused the giant tank at a fertil
that technology right here in the . >> reporter: the sheriff's office is working on a policy for using a drone for law enforcement. today he sited the terror attack in boston as a reason to use it. >> if we had a different perspective you can capture the people coming and going. >> reporter: he could see a use for it to patrol events in the east bay. >> the oakland marathon, before the race, during the race. >> reporter: he says he wants to see the suspects in the boston marathon bombing caught as much as anyone. >> a horrific attack on innocent people that took place on monday. >> reporter: he says in the past law enforcement used tragedies to expand their powers and that might mean drones in the future. >> is this making us safer? i don't think so. our privacy has been compromised. civil rights are comp compromised. >> he is working on a policy for privacy and any use would be limited and used on specific missions. christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >> our coverage continues on www.ktvu.com. we posted the surveillance video and a slide show of the still images the fbi released today on t
. bomb sniffing dogs will be used before the game. >>> can new high flying technology improve crowd security? >>> now to continuing coverage of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in texas. virtually everyone in the close knit town of west has been affected in some way. search teams spent the day combing through destroyed buildings in the town of 2800 people. estimates of the number of people killed continue to fluctuate. the town's mayor says at least 35 people died last night. more than 160 people were hurt. >>> amateur video gives us an idea of the stunning power of that blast. dozens of houses, apartments, a school and nursing home were leveled over a large area. among the dead are as many as 10 first responders who rushed to the scene. >> in the face of the most incredible danger, first responders ran in to try to save the life of someone else. >> investigators have not been able to enter the plant. records show west fertilizer was fined last summer. >>> bay area based investigators en route to the scene of that explosion. how one local expert is going to be assisting with th
of course you use technology however you cap. >>reporter: quickly created a facebook page. web site. organized donor drive all over the world. south east asian one of the smallest groups to donate bone marrow. >> l 1 in over 2,000 people finding a match. >>reporter: at this temple tonight people join the donor list and because of the on line network, for the first time bone marrow drive like this are taking place in india today and tomorrow. in sunnyvale, lisa, abc 7 news. >> we have information on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor on our web site. look under see it on tv. such a difference. >> easy process. >> let's turn our attention back to the forecast now. >> sandhya is here with what looks like sandhya warming forecast. >> indeed. you will see things heating up around here. second half of the weekend into early next week. live doppler 7 hd writ now showing you mostly clear sky. not tracking rain at this hour. high definition sutro camera to downtownan francisco. you can see visibility is great. skies are clear. 52 degrees right now in santa rosa. it i
with this technology we can tell exactly where a person got shot within 5 meters of the gunshots going off. >> it sends them the location and the number of shots fired within 45 seconds and says the expansion to north oakland should be up and running within the next few days. >>> with that manhunt there underway hundreds there are coming together to honor the victims, as tara moriarty reports it was quite the scene along san francisco's waterfront. >> they are so happy to be home. >> they laced up their shoes, stretched and smileed for pictures. >> really good to see you. >> 200 banded together to hopper them. >> you will see people giving hugs and high-fiving each other and people have not seen each other in years but we are a close-knit group, yeah. >> all thinking of one thing this morning. >> boston, we are running for boston. >> a sea of yellow and blue, their colors they ran there and back. >> to help them get over the initial shock if you will, kind of that moment where you are unsure of what to do and people can kind of either panic and run around or come together and organize and recognize eac
. and had been on the police force at the massachusetts institute of technology only since 2012. he was new. new on the job. >> a few minutes ago secretary of state john kerry said, we are part of the way there in bringing the boston bombing suspects to justice. cbs news national security analyst juan duarte is in washington. what is the white house concerned about right now? >> they want to make sure the federal government, the fbi, the federal services are supporting the manhunt as much as possible. but i think it's important to keep in mind that the white house wants to make sure that nothing further happens. they want to ensure that federal resour resources, state and local authorities are doing not only everything to find the suspect but to make sure there isn't further death and destruction contin. i think that explains the caution and movement by authorities. this is certainly somebody who's used explosives in the past. you've already seen statements from the russians talking about these individuals, where they lived or where they came from. so there's a diplomatic dimension that the
relapsed. her students sprung into action. >> we are this silicon valley so of course you use technology however you cap. >>reporter: quickly created a facebook page. web site. organized donor drive all over the world. south east asian one of the smallest groups to donate bone marrow. >> l 1 in over 20,000 people finding a match. >>reporter: at this temple tonight people join the donor list and because of the on line network, for the first time bone marrow drive like this are taking place in india today and tomorrow. in sunnyvale, lisa, abc 7 news. >> we have information on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor on our web site. look under see it on tv. such a difference. >> easy process. >> let's turn our attention back to the forecast now. >> sandhya is here with what looks like sandhya warming forecast. >> indeed. you will see things heating up around here. second half of the weekend into early next week. live doppler 7 hd writ now showing you mostly clear sky. not tracking rain at this hour. high definition sutro camera to downtown san francisco. you can see visib
valley so of course you use technology however you cap. >>reporter: quickly created a facebook page. web site. organized donor drive all over the world. south east asian one of the smallest groups to donate bone marrow. >> l 1,000 peoplen over 20,000 e finding a match. >>reporter: at this temple tonight people join the donor list and because of the on line network, for the first time bone marrow drive like this are taking place in india today and tomorrow. in sunnyvale, lisa, abc 7 news. >> we have information on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor on our web site. look under see it on tv. such a difference. >> easyro our attention back to the forecast now. >> sandhya is here with what looks like sandhya warming forecast. >> indeed. you will see things heating up around here. second half of the weekend into early next week. live doppler 7 hd writ now showing you mostly clear sky. not tracking rain at this hour. high definition sutro camera to downtown san francisco. you can see visibility is great. skies are clear. 52 degrees right now in santa rosa. it is 5
the technology the. >> they created a facebook page, a win, and organized donor drives all over the world, southeast asians are the smallest groups to donate bone marrow. >> someone from asian descent has one in 20,000 chances of finding a match. >> people joined the list and in sunny valley for abc7 news. >> we haveness on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor at abc7news.com. >> cries are watching for flare-ups from a stubborn fire in california with mulch burning as they try to contain the esinjuriepoul me hours. red flag warnings were up because of the dry and windy weather in southern california. >> we are starting to get into fire season, right? you have looked at the hills and the color? >> getting dry out there. >> we will check with mike and the forecast. it will be a dangerous season when we have had a dry winter and this is no exception. they are getting ready for operations for what could be an interesting season. southern cal has the winds. >> at 4:45 we have live doppler 7 hd showing it is dry with hardly a cloud. check out the winds, less than six miles per hour mo
sleeping? just wanted to check and make sure that we were on schedule. the first technology of its kind... mom and dad, i have great news. is now providing answers families need. . ♪ john: when hundreds of union teachers showed up outside my office to yell at me they said, and teachers need more money. teachers were valued and paid like lawyers are business executives, this would be better. many people believe that. always complaining that we don't spend enough on education. but what he doesn't tell you is that we have, we have tripled per student spending since i was in college to the blue line of the chart. tripled student achievement in math, reading, science. they did not improve. how can that be? what happened to all that money? well, neil mccleskey -- neal mccluskey at the center for education for freedom. what happened to all the money? >> until a lot of things. the biggest thing, huge staffing increases. john: more teachers. >> part of it is more teachers. even more is more administrators , more teachers aides. also, all of that has gone into buildings, unnecessary programs, o
bridge, massachusetts. he is wearing a great hoodie. a massachusetts institute of technology officer, police officer, was then killed on the m.i.t. campus in cambridge shortly after there was a carjacking, the stolen car was found if watertown and police chase ensued. the suspects reportedly threw several explosives at officers and one suspect was killed. a patient died from a combination of wounds in the hospital. the second suspect got away. >> no surprise trending on twitter the words watertown, chechnya, boston, f.b.i., and dzhokhar tsarnaev the name of suspect number two. as you can imagine something like this, social media has information with theories and conspiracy of the shootout and the manhunt in boston. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is following that story from the newsroom. >> the f.b.i. calls it the big electronic dragnet in united states history the first major federal cases where twitter and facebook are in full effect. moments after the bombing, suspects photos were posted and the f.b.i. website crashed. the site now back online and the pictures went viral on so
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blocks down from u.s. army material technology laboratory. right on the main drag here. so we have school street heading up, which is where we thought they were concentrating their efforts and then you come down here and -- i'm sorry. i've lost the name of the street here. >> that's okay. kerry, how is it you were able to see somebody on the street? i guess i'm confused what you saw and where you saw it? >> okay. so there are a tremendous number of vehicles that have moved down the main drag here. i've lost count there are so many. a large group of people started to run that direction. some with weapons out. some of them news people with cameras out. i jogged along and as i approached, i saw the officers closest to a small little area on the sidewalk. this would be the sidewalk closest to the neighborhood opposed to the sidewalk which is where the building is. and i made my way over behind the vehicle and i saw that officers had weapons drawn and were crouching behind vehicles. so i then put myself behind a vehicle and i was looking down the sidewalk. as i looked down the sidewalk, i saw
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